jack and jill

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“Jack and Jill” definition

A nursery rhyme. Its first stanza reads:

Jack and Jill went up the hill,
To fetch a pail of water;
Jack fell down, and broke his crown,
And Jill came tumbling after.
The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
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